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Hodges, Ala. – October 12, 2013 will mark the grand opening for one of North Alabama’s newest attractions – Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park in Hodges, Alabama. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. and features a ribbon cutting, an organized ride, refreshments, and live music.

Located in northwest Alabama, Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park offers over 27 miles of trails boasting waterfalls, a natural rock bridge, scenic overlooks, and breathtaking views. For the adventurous rider, there are challenging trails and there are less challenging trails for a more leisurely ride. While the Park is an equestrian trail, walking and hiking trails are also offered.

The ribbon cutting ceremony gets underway at 10 a.m. with lunch served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The organized ride begins at 1 p.m. and reservations are recommended. The cost for the organized ride is $15 per rider and it includes lunch. Guests are encouraged to stay for live music by country-rock musician Joseph Baldwin who will be performing at 6 p.m. at the Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park pavilion.

“The Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park is a welcome addition to the family of attractions in North Alabama,” said AMLA President/CEO Tami Reist. “We look forward to promoting the region’s newest attraction to travelers. The Park’s picturesque trails winding through the beautiful landscape will drive more visitors to North Alabama while generating revenue for the local economy in Hodges and Franklin County.”

Visitors to Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park can plan an overnight trip and choose from primitive or full hookup campsites. Located along the trail in Rock Bridge Canyon there are campsites equipped with power boxes that can accommodate 30 amp, 50 amp, and 110 amp hookups with water, sewer, and stalls. Rates are $25 per night with primitive campsites available for $10 per night. The park also offers one cabin for rent for $130 per night with a two-night minimum.

The daily ride fee is $10 per horse, but frequent visitors to the trails can purchase a membership based on family size for unlimited park visitors. An individual membership is $200 per year or a family membership is $350 per year. For a complete list of options, visit www.rockbridgecanyon.com and click on Saddle Club.

Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park is located at 331 Trail Head Road in Hodges. For more information, visit www.rockbridgecanyon.com or call 205.935.3499.

About Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA)

AMLA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the travel industry within the 16 northernmost counties of the state.  It is supported by 500-plus members consisting of chambers of commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureaus, attractions, campgrounds, festivals, communities, counties, golf courses, restaurants, tour operators, accommodations, vendors, financial institutions and individuals.  Counties included within the AMLA region are Blount, Cherokee, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan and Winston. Additional information on North Alabama destinations, accommodations and special events is available from AMLA by calling 800.648.5381 or by visiting their web site at www.NorthAlabama.org.


Written by 49 County News.Net

October 2, 2013 at 6:00 PM

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  1. It is a nice and informative blog. The place you mention in it is awesome and attract the tourist towards it. All the things are the best to do with the Alabama for the visitors and tourists. For the tourist most of the Events In Alabama are organized. The lake is also a recreational area so you can find designated areas for camping, fishing and picnicking as well. Alabama is the beautiful place to spend vacations with family as it is a great place to live and a great place to play.


    August 13, 2014 at 1:48 AM

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